Clinical Tests to Identify Rotator Cuff Pathology

10/11/2012

Subjective history and physical examination of the shoulder have been the cornerstones of the diagnostic process. Diagnosis based on physical tests are important, however studies have now been published that question the accuracy of these clinical tests. Clinical testing should always be carried out after a thorough subjective examination- helping the clinician to clinically reason the pathology. According to Hughes et al…

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Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy and Subacromial Impingement Syndromme- a new assessment method

10/11/2012

Pathology of the Rotator Cuff and Subacromial Impingement Syndrome are considered to be very common causes of pain arising from the shoulder joint. My first blog is therefore based on 3 very interesting articles I have read about objective testing to help identify pathology of the Rotator Cuff and/or Impingement Syndrome. The first 2 articles  (one from the BJSM and…

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